EXCLUSIVE! THE DEEP, Baltasar Kormakur's New Film, Gets A Subtitled Trailer
The Deep (Djúpið) is based on a real incident here in Iceland when a small fishing boat sank outside the Westman Islands in the middle of winter in the 80's and all but one crew member lost their lives. The film tells the story of this lone survivor and how he spent hours in the freezing cold sea and managed to swim to safety. He reluctantly became a national hero because of this and while rest of us remember how he showed almost super human strength and will saving himself he remembers it as the day when his friends and co-workers died.
The Deep stars Olafur Darri Olafsson and will have it's local premiere on the 21st of September.